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Crested Butte
Weather Forecast, United States

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Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed afternoon, min -15°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu afternoon, min -14°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Wed night, strong winds from the NW by Fri night).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
Wind km/h
25 WNW25
10 NW10
20 NW20
20 NW20
20 NW20
20 NW20
5 NW5
15 SW15
15 WSW15
10 NNW10
15 NNW15
20 WNW20
30 WNW30
20 W20
40 WNW40
45 NW45
35 W35
35 W35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 8 6 6 1 4
High °C
-10 -12 -11 -14 -11 -9 -11 -8 -7 -11 -9 -8 -10 -10 -9 -10 -11 -10
Low °C
-14 -14 -13 -15 -14 -11 -12 -11 -9 -14 -13 -10 -11 -12 -9 -13 -14 -11
Chill °C
-18 -18 -18 -22 -20 -17 -18 -14 -13 -16 -15 -14 -18 -18 -18 -21 -22 -21
Freezing level m
1650 1950 1700 1150 1950 1700 1500 2450 2150 1400 2150 2000 1850 2150 2150 1450 1800 2000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-10-12-11-14-11-9-11-8-7-11-9-8-10-10-9-10-11-10-4-7-6-9-7-5-8-4-2-7-6-4-6-6-4-7-8-6
Sunrise
- 7:13 - - 7:15 - - 7:16 - - 7:16 - - 7:16 - - 7:18 -
Sunset
- - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45 - - 4:45

Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Crested Butte is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed afternoon, min -15°C on Mon night)Wind will be generally light.

Crested Butte Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu afternoon, min -14°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Wed night, strong winds from the NW by Fri night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Crested Butte at the specific elevation of 3707 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Crested Butte. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Colorado.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Mt. Crested Butte
3 km NW
2926m alt.
2 hours ago
-4° C
-
16
Light winds from the WNW
(16 kph at 286).
Gunnison
37 km S
2352m alt.
2 hours ago
-2° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 248).
Aspen Airport
39 km N
2354m alt.
52 minutes ago
-1.7° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 330).
16 km
Low: overcast
Gunnison Airport
41 km S
2339m alt.
49 minutes ago
-1.1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Pitkin
48 km SE
2826m alt.
33 minutes ago
-4° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 129).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Crested Butte and within an acceptable time window.